• Self Servicing Portal for Australian Job Seekers

  • Create Resumes and Cover Letters using online tools. Send them to your provider for comments and advice.

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  • Watch videos to help you prepare for interviews and other work readiness strategies

  • Over 100 Videos to assist you..

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Job Seekers

Take control of your job searching activity. Over 800 links to sites and services to overcome barriers and find employment. Report your activity to your provider. Write resumes, practice interview skills.

Providers

This resource puts the information your staff require at their fingertips therefore increasing productivity. Your staff can work closer with job seekers who can report their activity to your E.C..

Employers

Advertise your vacancies for FREE on, e-employment job board. Be assured it is being viewed by Job Seekers who want to work. Contact us for information about subsidies available to you.

The owners of this website would like to thank Dr Karel deLaat for his permission
to publish his podcasts and Business Tips to help Australian Job Seekers achieve their goals.

Dr Karel deLaat - Organisational Psycologist

Karel de Laat, CSC, RFD
BA, Dip Psych (UQ), M Litt.(UNE) PhD (UNSW)
Karel de Laat has been dedicated to organization and career development throughout his lengthy career in Organizational Psychology.
Since founding de Laat & Co in 1983, Karel's strategy has always been one of developing and recognizing the individual within the organization structure and making the return on investment for the organization and the individual totally rewarding.


hints for personal success


Karels' Books on Amazon

Hints For Personal Success, can be purchased at Amazon.com

Hints for Personal Success is full of examples of how to use the experience of others to make your life more rewarding. Psychologist Karel de Laat has provided advice to owners and managers of large businesses and to their many employees. In his work, he collected numerous anecdotes and used them to motivate and guide his clients. Karel believes that everyone has a unique role to play in the world, focusing on those with whom we live, work and relax. We can all experience life to the full, even though we do not get the same publicity as the people we may see presented to us in the media every day. The key to realizing our personal success is taking control of our lives, not living in the shadow of public opinion. Karel’s anecdotes show in a practical way how each of us can achieve the personal success we want, or make the dramatic step to realizing we already have it right in front of us, but just have not been able to see or grasp it yet.



Business Tips, can be purchased at Amazon.com

Business Tips was a newspaper feature column for many years and this collection of some of the articles contains many of examples of how apparently simple things can make the difference between success and failure in business. Organizational psychologist Karel de Laat has provided advice to owners, managers and team members of large businesses for four decades. In his work, he collected numerous examples of good and bad business practices and used them to motivate and guide his clients in the board room and in the heart of operations. Karel believes that everyone can attain business success. They just have to know the right strategies. Karel’s case studies show in a practical way how each of us can achieve business success by developing a business philosophy and follow some very basic principles of management and customer service..



Goal Achievement Strategies, can be purchased at Amazon.com

Goal Achievement Strategies is a book in the psychoframe (psychological framework) series that Karel de Laat created as part of a major organization development program for a large steel works. He had to produce a simple, practical, but powerful, supervisory management and goal achievement program that everyone in the enterprise could understand and implement on the shop floor. In addition, each part of the program had to be linked so that managers, supervisors, operators, customer service and all other support staff worked on principles that reinforced teamwork. The Goal Achievement part of the program formed the base of an interlocking structure that held the team together. Every member of the team used the same goal achievement principles to structure their work in a way that extended the base principles of plan and initiate by adding incentives for innovation, quality checking and standardization of work processes.



Practical Management Strategies, can be purchased at Amazon.com

Practical Management Strategies evolved from work that Karel de Laat did with a wide range of public companies in Australia. His consultancy, de Laat & Co, tended to work for entrepreneurs who were drawn to a smaller entrepreneurial business that created leadership and management solutions based on their client’s corporate vision. These solutions were always driven by a team approach that involved every member of the organization. Often, this involved interviewing hundreds of team members and involving all team members by participation in futuristic workshops focused on innovation. The end result was a people focused leadership and management approach based on empowering every member of the team. This approach is at the heart of the material in this book. Karel explains how the quest of allowing every team member to overcome their frustration at seeing better solutions but not being able to implement them became the base from which organization development would flow.



Career Management Strategies, can be purchased at Amazon.com

Career Management Strategies is a guide to developing and implementing a strategy to decide on your career and succeed in this chosen career. It contains the sort of insights you would expect from a psychologist who has spent his entire career giving career advice to people in all walks of life. Not only is the advice practical, but there are tools to help you make difficult decisions about choosing your career and implementing your career plan. Most importantly, Karel gives many examples of how others have struggled to make the right decisions and how they had to work hard to reach their goals. It is this appreciation of the many aspects of making good career decisions and creating and implementing career plans that makes Career Management Strategies such a useful book. Nevertheless, Karel emphasizes that you are the only one who can decide if you are travelling down the right path.


business tips

Older Workers

Legislation has been introduced to prevent discrimination in employment on a range of characteristics.
One of the most significant of these is age.

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Bad Tourism Merchandising

In travelling to a function, I experienced a not-so- joyous taxi cab ride through a city area. The cab itself had set the mood because it was dirty, smelly and in a very poor state of repair. Pieces were falling off the seat, the speaker from the radio was hanging out.

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Beware Of Subliminal Messages

Many organisations have been putting together fairly complex and expensive promotional material, but failing to achieve their goals. Several reasons why became abundantly clear to me recently after receiving a follow up call to a promotional newsletter from a marketing organisation..

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Baseball Bat Management

With all the advances in human resource management and constant discussion about new techniques, one does not expect to hear stories about large companies treating their employees poorly..

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Are They Motivated To Manage?

Many years ago I conducted an exercise with seventeen managers and gave them a special test that I used to assess how motivated they were towards a management career as opposed to continuing to specialise in operations.

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Career Change Dilemma

A colleague, whom I had not seen for many years, was speaking about the difficulty of changing careers when a fair degree of progress had already been made in one area. This is not an uncommon dilemma.

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